Join Team Starlight in the Ultra Challenge Series!

Join Team Starlight in the Ultra Challenge Series!

Are you a regular walker and new to endurance events? Perhaps a seasoned trekker looking for testing adventures? Or even a marathon runner wanting to ‘up’ your distance? Whether it’s along magnificent coastal scenery or in stunning open countryside, there’s an Ultra Challenge for you.

Choose Starlight as your charity of choice when signing up for one of this year’s exciting Ultra Challenges, and you’ll get 25% off all registration fees.

Check out all 15 of the Ultra Challenge events happening across England this year below. Choose your favourite, one nearby or one that sounds like an adventure and sign up today!


Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 January

Full and half marathon options with both routes starting and finishing at the Oval Cricket Ground. The London Winter Walk is a great event to walk off all those Christmas sweets and celebrations and to kick start your New Year fitness regime!

9 April 2022

Walk, jog, or run a 50km Ultra or take on the 25km half challenge – and make next Easter weekend one to remember. From the Windsor Racecourse through the Great Park with fantastic views of the Castle and all along the Thames Path, this challenge is sure to make your Easter extra special.

30 April – 01 May 2022

Walk, jog or run the Isle of Wight’s coastal path. Choose a 100, 50 or 25km route, and enjoy the pretty sights of the island!

14 – 15 May 2022

Join 2,000 adventurers and walk, jog or run the spectacular Jurassic Coast – a World Heritage Site.

28 – 29 May 2022

From the Thames, over the North Downs and through the Surrey & Sussex countryside, this challenge will take you from the capital to the coast. Choose between 25, 50 or 100km routes.

11 – 12 June 2022

Walk, jog or run the Lake District Challenge and take on England’s finest countryside on at your pace.  The full 100km will take you on the Windermere loop, but the half 50km and quarter 25km will still bring you past gorgeous views.

25 – 26 June 2022

Take on either the full 100km challenge, the 50km or the 25km challenges and enjoy some fantastic views en route and tough hills in between!

09 – 10 July 2022

Explore the fabulous Peak District National Park by taking on this challenge by either running, jogging or walking the 25, 50, or 100km routes,

23 – 24 July 2022

This full 100km route takes you on a varied figure of 8 style route which will showcase the famous Nidderdale Way, Ripley Castle and Gouthwaite Reservoir. You can also choose the 25km or 50km routes!

06 August 2022

Take in the stunning Coastal Path from Dunster Castle to Minehead and amazing sights in between. You can even enjoy a BBQ celebration once you finish the challenge!

03 – 04 September 2022

Take on the full 100km challenge and you’ll go from Beachy Head to the magnificent Seven Sisters, along the south Downs Way National Trail through Brighton and finish in Arundel. There are also half challenge and 25km quarter challenge options – so make it your challenge, your way!

11 – 12 September

Walk, jog or run along Engand’s most famous river by taking on either the full 100km challenge, the half 50km challenge or the 25km challenge.

10 September 2022

Join 2000 trekkers as they venture 25km across the Capital taking in unrivalled views of the skyline from the array of historic bridges.

24 September 2022

This challenge will take you through 50km of some of the best Chilterns countryside. End the night with a BBQ celebration and entertainment.

29 – 30 October 2022

Treat yourself to a hair-raising hike around some of the City’s scariest streets and historic haunts! Choose either a 10km, half marathon or a full marathon distance.